In this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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This week we lead on a warning from detectives who say a pair of men are targeting lone women in Hemsworth.

Also in news:

- A dad whose back pain turned out to be life-threatening internal bleeding has featured on a BBC Two programme.

- New activities are on offer at South Elmsall’s Westfield Centre following a £500,000 revamp.

- Council bosses hope that a makeover and new play area at South Elmsall market will lead to more shoppers and visitors.

- And works begins on a new £660,000 changing room block and function room at Frickley Athletic football club.

In sport:

- Hemsworth-born Premier League soccer star John Stones is set to test himself against the best young players in Europe this month after being selected for the England squad for the European Under 21 Championships.

- South Kirkby stayed on course to retain the Pontefract Cricket League Division One championship by crushing Fishlake who they host again the Dyson-Skidmore Trophy second round this Sunday.

- Upton ARLFC snatched a last gasp win the Wakefield ARL Brian McDermott Cup final..

- A full round up of all the latest junior sports reports, plus gymnastics, car racing and cycling news.